English Class fifth grade pupils are learning to knit socks in their textile studies class. Knitting has all kinds of psychological and therapeutic benefits. According to Psychology Today, the act of knitting can also be linked to both boosting the memory and stress relief. It is also a wonderful social activity. The satisfaction of making something from start to finish cannot be denied. It gives a sense of mastery and beauty, not to mention the fact that finished products keep us warm long after completion!